Advanced Landing Ground A-20

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50 Manche

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Lessay


Lessay
Coordinates : 49.20516,-1.50638 .  49°12'19"N 1°30'23"W .  49°12.309 N 1°30.383 W

The airfield's parking lot contains a small monument honoring Americans.
Taking the N13 NW from Caen to Carentan take the D971 SW to Periers then the D900 NW until you can turn around onto the Rue de l'Aerodrome and head SE to the airfield.
Ninth USA Air Force WWII 98th Bombardment Wing HQ
08.23 to 09.24.1944
this advanced landing ground A-20 was built by
850th-877th Aviation Engineer Battalions
In respectful memory of those who gave their lives for liberty
Lessay 4 Mai 1992
Notified by : Philippe Bauduin.   Record added 11/02/2008.
Photos : Philippe Bauduin.  Jean Robin.
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Plate Advanced Landing Ground A-20 Lessay Manche (50), Lessay airfield

Plate Advanced Landing Ground A-20 Lessay Manche (50), Lessay airfield